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Minimum Wage Gains, Community College Enrollment Losses

A new paper says community college enrollments fall in response to state-level minimum wage increases, but degree completion rates largely stay the same.

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In Settlement, Ohio 2-Year College Ends ‘Free’ Online Program

Eastern Gateway agrees to shut controversial program for union members amid Education Department allegations of financial aid irregularities.

Minimum Wages Rise, 2-Year Enrollments Fall

Community college enrollments decline in response to state-level minimum wage increases, according to a new working paper released by the...
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California Bill to Ease Transfer Stokes Controversy

Advocates say legislation would smooth access to University of California campuses. UC leaders say the approach is oversimplified.

Calbright Gains Accreditation

Calbright College, California’s first all-online community college, received accreditation from the Distance Education Accrediting Commission on Friday. The initial accreditation...
College and career success coordinators from Maine community colleges stand together smiling at a summer retreat with trees in the background.

Connecting Adult Ed Programs and Community Colleges

The Maine Department of Education has placed advisers on community college campuses to help students bridge the gap between adult education programs and colleges.

California College Apologizes for Delayed Cantonese Program

City College of San Francisco recently issued a press release apologizing for the contentious delay of a Cantonese certificate program...
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When Merger or Consolidation Plans Don’t Align

A debate in Wisconsin over the possibility of merging a two-year state institution with a two-year technical college highlights questions of realignment faced by public college systems across the country.